The United Nations again made itself an international laughing stock – except perhaps to the American taxpayers who continue to foot 22 percent of the bill – by appointing North Korea chair of the U.N. Conference on Disarmament. That would be the same North Korea that, according to an article this week by Senator John Kerry, head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, has “twice tested nuclear weapons…is developing missiles to carry them…has built facilities capable of producing highly enriched uranium for more nuclear weapons” and has defied a U.N. arms embargo by exporting weapons and sensitive technologies to rogue regimes.
Our founding fathers knew that liberty and property are inseparable. James Madison said, "It is sufficiently obvious, that persons and property are the two great subjects on which Governments are to act; and that the rights of persons, and the rights of property, are the objects, for the protection of which Government was instituted. These rights cannot well be separated."
As time passes, the wisdom of our founding fathers continues to fade from memory, as well as the foundation of our liberties and freedoms. No one is against preserving and protecting our natural resources. Conservation is important for our current and future generations, but the environmental movement has been coopted by radical ideologists who wish to impose their political agendas on Americans, under the guise of protecting the planet.
Our property rights -- and freedom -- are under attack. The movie "Crying Wolf" provides a new insight into environmental extremist restrictions that are being imposed on us by unelected bureaucrats.